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Reader Service - 1980s Computer Flyers
by Olivetti Prodest S.p.A.
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Opuscolo pubblicitario del computer "Olivetti Prodest PC 1", 1987
Topics: opuscolo, informatica, computer, Olivetti Prodest PC 1, Olivetti Prodest PC1, brochure
Reader Service - 1980s Computer Flyers
by Apple Computer, Inc
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Apple Guide to the Macintosh Family Hardware, Second Edition, from Apple Computer. For Macintosh Plus, Macintosh SE, Macintosh SE/30, Macintosh Portable, Macintosh II, Macintosh IIx, Macintosh IIcx, Macintosh IIci, Macintosh IIfx.
Topics: macintosh, data, ram, address, signal, interrupt, scsi, disk, computer, video, macintosh portable,...
Reader Service - 1980s Computer Flyers
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DAK Catalog Summer 1990
Reader Service - 1980s Computer Flyers
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Digitized by Cabel Sasser.
Topics: sound, dak, stereo, order, free, risk, phone, deck, cassette, credit, risk free, call toll, simply...
Reader Service - 1980s Computer Flyers
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Digitzed by Cabel Sasser.
Topics: stereo, free, toll, order, cable, dak, sound, deck, risk, credit, risk free, toll free, call toll,...
Reader Service - 1980s Computer Flyers
by Olivetti
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"Personal computer M290", opuscolo pubblicitario.
Topics: opuscolo, informatica, Olivetti M290, IBM compatibile, brochure, computer, IBM-compatible
Reader Service - 1980s Computer Flyers
by Atari Corporation
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Atari Corporation TT030 Graphics Workstation computer brochure from 1990
Topics: atari, desktop, dma, port, color, programmable, ram, serial, ports, interface, personal power,...
Reader Service - 1980s Computer Flyers
by Avalon Hill
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Avalon Hill Games and Parts from Avalon Hill. Digitized by anonymous.
Topics: rules, counters, set, mapboard, pad, cards, gameboard, game, chart, cards set, card set, mapboard...
Triton Catalogs
Triton Catalogs
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Catalogs for Triton, maker of software for the TI 99/4a.
Avalon Hill Microcomputer Games Catalog Spring 1984
Topics: atari, diskette, cassette, game, apple, avalon, games, ibm, commodore, microcomputer, atari...
Digitzed by Cabel Sasser.
Topics: dak, trap, order, video, cable, sound, stereo, ibm, equalizer, bass, trap dak, dak trap, risk free,...
Reader Service - 1980s Computer Flyers
by Jason Scott
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The 1983 Winter/Holiday catalog for The Shelburne Company (later Shelburne Innovations), a direct-mail Consumer Electronics company (with a now-closed showroom in Maryland). 28 pages of classic early-1980 consumer electronics, from the areas of telecommunications, health, gadgetry and furniture. "Innovative Products for You and Your Home" Larry Demko writes: "The Shelburne Company catalog, later called INNOVATIONS, was created and produced by Larry Demko, who wrote much of the...
Topics: pulse, phone, cordless, alarm, battery, weighs, tach, sensor, automatic, electronic, pulse tach,...
Reader Service - 1980s Computer Flyers
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The Maxell Corporation's 1983 selection of Floppy Disks (5 1/4", 8", and Compact) as well as other recording media, presented in dazzling color..
Topics: bytes, sectors, tracks, bpi, pulse, double, density, certified, maxell, shugart, missing pulse,...
Reader Service - 1980s Computer Flyers
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Micro Match Catalog and Buyers Guide for Summer 1983: 36 pages of printers, cards, drives, software, and books related to the IBM Personal Computer User.
Topics: ibm, disk, color, micro, adapter, software, data, display, memory, modem, micro match, disk drive,...
Reader Service - 1980s Computer Flyers
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"Epyx: Strategy Games for the Action-Game Player." 1983 Catalog for Epyx games; somewhat strange in that the writing is more aimed to show how effective Epyx games are for sales and availability than for end-users. (Likely, this catalog was meant to go to store owners, and not direct customers.) Contains previews for many games that may or may not have ever seen fruition
Topics: epyx, game, player, arcade, strategy, computer, players, games, monsters, temple, arcade game,...
Reader Service - 1980s Computer Flyers
by Rebit Computer
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"ZX Spectrum Sinclair", opuscolo pubblicitario dell'home computer e accessori. Non datato; non prima del 1983, dato che tratta anche le ZX Interface 1 e 2.
Topics: opuscolo, informatica, ZX Spectrum, brochure, computer
Instruction manual for Castle Wolfenstein from Muse Software, by Silas Warner.
Topics: castle, apple, muse, wolfenstein, software, press, escape, disk, gun, game, castle wolfenstein, war...
20-page catalog (two pages are combined as a spread) of a Commodore VIC and C-64 catalog for Computermat Systems, a publisher of games and adventures. Includes call for authors, lists of games, and offers of packs and specials.
Topics: software, joystick, pak, commodore, color, adventure, arcade, game, graphics, vic software, long...
Reader Service - 1980s Computer Flyers
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Coleco Toys and Games '80 - We're the One: Catalog of electronic, plastic, and variant toys from Coleco for the 1980 store season. This catalog was intended for chains and purchasers for stores to browse through and buy Coleco products by the truckload. Therefore, the prices are on a separate green sheet of paper, and the catalog itself focuses on top-quality shots of all the toys. Toys include electronic football, hockey, socker and basketball games, Quiz Wiz, Lil Genius, Zodiac, Colortron,...
Topics: electronic, color, packaging, coleco, full, ages, adapter, stroller, hub, battery, full color,...
Reader Service - 1980s Computer Flyers
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20th Century Plastics
Topics: enclosed, binders, free, storage, vinyl, floppy, indicate, stock, imprint, disks, product stock,...
Reader Service - 1980s Computer Flyers
by Rebit Computer
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Opuscolo pubblicitario sul computer "ZX Spectrum Plus" o "ZX Spectrum+", 1984(?). Si tratta di una versione dello ZX Spectrum migliorata specialmente per quanto riguarda la tastiera.
Topics: opuscolo, informatica, ZX Spectrum, brochure, computer
Reader Service - 1980s Computer Flyers
by Olivetti
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"Olivetti personal computer M240"
Topics: computer, Broschüre, Informatik, brochure, informatique
Reader Service - 1980s Computer Flyers
by NeXT Computer Italia
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"NeXTcube Turbo", opuscolo pubblicitario sul computer di tipo workstation.
Topics: opuscolo, informatica, workstation, NeXTcube, brochure, computer
Reader Service - 1980s Computer Flyers
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Pair of (poorly-scanned) ads for Imagic Games for the Atari 2600, from the December 1982 issue of Video Games magazine.
Topics: gary, video, imagic, leaped, experts, riddle, tor, fire, fighter, temple
Reader Service - 1980s Computer Flyers
by Apple Computer
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Apple Computer iMac Brochure from 2000
Topics: imac, apple, pro, internet, lmac, powerpc, ati, firewire, email, usb, apple pro, ati rage, pro...
Reader Service - 1980s Computer Flyers
by Jason Scott
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Catalog/Promotional Material for the "Next Generation" of Atari Home Computers, before a buyout by Jack Tramiel closed down most of the proposed machines.
Topics: atari, computer, program, cartridge, programs, programming, joystick, disk, graphics, cassette,...
1983 Catalog for Crystal Microsoft, Ltd., a Texas-Based Computer Software and Hardware company with no relation to that "other" Microsoft.
Topics: cassette, disk, crystal, commodore, programs, timex, expander, coding, pad, expander cassette,...
Reader Service - 1980s Computer Flyers
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Brochure for Compuserve's Megawars, one of the first massively-multiplayer online games, allowing game players to trade and fight enemies in space; includes space map, as well as information on many other games available to Compuserve users. (Brochure is pretty dirty; sorry about that).
Topics: enemy, space, ship, megawars, phaser, battle, galaxy, list, ships, warp, space ships, class ship,...
Reader Service - 1980s Computer Flyers
by Atari Corporation
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Atari Jaguar 64 Bit Game Console Flyer from 1993
Topics: atari, dsp, interactive, jaguar, digital, checkered, mcfur, alien, toon, atari corporation
Reader Service - 1980s Computer Flyers
by Apple Computer
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Apple Computer iPod Hello Brochure from 2001 "Say hello to iPod."
Topics: ipod, itunes, songs, firewire, playlists, music, mac, downloaded, entire, settings
Reader Service - 1980s Computer Flyers
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"Sinclair ZX 81 personal computer", opuscolo pubblicitario. Non datato; il modello risale al 1981.
Topics: opuscolo, informatica, ZX81, brochure, computer
Reader Service - 1980s Computer Flyers
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NewDOS-80 v2.0 Upgrade Offer from Apparat. Digitized by anonymous.
Topics: version, model, iii, apparat, disk, tamarac, sided, exchange, track, disks, model iii, hard disk,...
Reader Service - 1980s Computer Flyers
by Radio Shack
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TRS-80 Software Library from Radio Shack. Digitized by anonymous.
Topics: program, acct, data, radio, level, shack, programs, tandy, posting, calculates, radio shack, tandy...
Accutrack Flexible Disks Flyer
Topics: accutrack, disk, disks, certified, tolerances, thermally, flexible, critical, magnetic, precision,...
Reader Service - 1980s Computer Flyers
by Apple Computer
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Apple Computer PowerMac G4 Brochure from 2003
Topics: mac, ddr, dual, apple, sdram, firewire, power, powerpc, airport, dvi, power mac, ddr sdram, airport...
Advertisement for 2.5mb floppy drive expansion case.
Topics: ibm, drive, maynard, shugart, drives, disk, toll, sided
Reader Service - 1980s Computer Flyers
by Commodore; Sirius Elettronica
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"Ecco l'incredibile Commodore 64", opuscolo pubblicitario. Non datato; il computer è del 1982.
Topics: opuscolo, informatica, Commodore 64, brochure, computer
Reader Service - 1980s Computer Flyers
by Olivetti; Monte dei Paschi di Siena
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"Olivetti Elea 9003 – Monte dei Paschi", opuscolo sul calcolatore mainframe Elea 9003 installato presso l'istituto bancario Monte dei Paschi di Siena.
Topics: opuscolo, informatica, Olivetti Elea 9003, finanza, brochure, computer, finance
Documentation for the uPD72070 Floppy Disk Controller (FDC)
Topics: data, command, fdc, status, bytes, byte, set, controller, host, tap controller, address mark,...
In this new home video game, you're the most powerful human in the universe. Unfortunately, not everyone is human. Masters of the Universe, the Power of He-Man for Intellivsion and Atari. Screenshots show the Intellivision with SuperGraphics version, of course. More trademarks in this ad than a lawyer's files. From Mattel Electronics, ad appeared in the December 1983 issue of Electronic Games Magazine.
Topics: game, powerful, power, video, universe, jnj, deadlier, foryou, vanes, skeletor, video game
Reader Service - 1980s Computer Flyers
by Apple Computer
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"Apple II", opuscolo pubblicitario sul personal computer Apple II Plus e accessori. Tradotto a cura dell'ufficio marketing di IRET Informatica s.p.a. Non datato; il modello Plus è del 1979.
Topics: opuscolo, informatica, Apple II, brochure, computer
The Video Game You Play With your Eyes and Ears: Mountain King, by CBS Electronics. Comic portraying the gameplay of Mountain King, showing how music and volume play a part in knowing what to do next. Unusually, the representative character moving through the comic is not a smiling teenage, but a semi-creepy older gentleman with male pattern baldness and a withered gait. Where the excitement never ends. From the December 1983 issue of Electronic Games Magazine.
Topics: atan, wmiyouabauistthe, gummerim, trademaiks, mustcahdbecomb, kinor, beastlf, oiamonos,...
Play the Game the Generals Play... for Real. Poorly phrased, almost sounds like the generals are the ones playing the game while you are playing it for real. The artwork, however, implies the generals are getting directly shot at, which doesn't happen often. "War Room, by Probe 2000", from the December 1983 issue of Electronic Games Magazine
Topics: tlie, enemy, game, cities, nologv, tliem, kja, seivices, matvs, lunning
OBSOLETE? Not so fast! your Apple II or IIgs is still one of the best home computers ever produced. Includes photo of an Apple II being chucked in the trash. From Softdisk/Softdisk G-s (April, 1992)
Topics: softdisk, apple, issue, ond, issuell, programs, months, fax, mail, free
Reader Service - 1980s Computer Flyers
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"The Best Business Deal Since the Dow Jones Was Under 800" - 4-Page Brochure for the Epson Computer System, including software, machine, software and, of course, a printer.
Topics: epson, valdocs, business, programmable, software, disk, peachtree, hasci, controllers, computer,...
Reader Service - 1980s Computer Flyers
by Apple Computer
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"I personal computer Apple", opuscolo pubblicitario sui computer Apple II Plus e Apple III.
Topics: opuscolo, informatica, Apple II, Apple III, brochure, computer
Reader Service - 1980s Computer Flyers
by Apple Computer
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Apple Computer new iMac Brochure from 2002
Topics: mac, apple, imac, digital, internet, powerpc, imovie, superdrive, dvd, cds, apple pro
Save Sierra Smith in Creepy Corridors! Creepy Corridors, a game for home computers by SierraVision, a division of Sierra On-Line. Games with Character. From the December 1983 issue of Electronic Games Magazine.
Topics: sierra, riches, creepy, oimliive, lefptid, bvildimg, cevta, coarsegolo, corbido, cartfful
Reader Service - 1980s Computer Flyers
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Catalog for Computer Palace, an Oregon-based seller of Atari Computer software and hardware
Topics: atari, disk, cartridge, software, graphics, printer, koala, program, programs, scrolling, standard...
Reader Service - 1980s Computer Flyers
by Olivetti
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Personal computer Olivetti M15 Plus
Topics: Olivetti M15, computer, depliant, brochure
Reader Service - 1980s Computer Flyers
by Olivetti
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"Olivetti P652 – Sistema modulare per l'elaborazione dei dati tecnici e scientifici", opuscolo pubblicitario del computer P652, dotabile di varie periferiche di I/O ma privo di video.
Topics: opuscolo, informatica, brochure, computer
Catalog for slipcovers and duffel bags for Atari Computers and Consoles, as well as Intellivision and Colecovision.
Topics: omicron, atari, backpack, barrel, shoulder, pack, utah, bag, industries, intellivision, shoulder...
Brochure for the Santa Clara PCNet Local Area Network Card for IBM PCs.
Topics: pcnet, network, pcs, ibm, user, clara, santa, cable, disk, files, santa clara, clara systems, vdc...
Reader Service - 1980s Computer Flyers
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Digitzed by Cabel Sasser.
Topics: free, stereo, toll, dak, order, sound, risk, cable, simply, kaplan, risk free, call toll, toll...
Reader Service - 1980s Computer Flyers
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Microstuf Catalog
Topics: crosstalk, data, remote, transporter, program, communications, ibm, xvi, allows, infoscope, data...
Reader Service - 1980s Computer Flyers
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hackers playbill
Topics: manhattan, jerry, heymann, punch, production, erickson, director, directed, manager, york, jerry...
Reader Service - 1980s Computer Flyers
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"VAX – La famiglia di elaboratori per gli anni '80", opuscolo pubblicitario sui minicomputer VAX-11. Non datato; i computer più recenti citati sono del 1982.
Topics: opuscolo, informatica, minicomputer, VAX, VAX-11, brochure, computer
Reader Service - 1980s Computer Flyers
by Jason Scott
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Brochure for the Varityper Composition Systems, including the flagship Comp/Edit Phototypsetter with the 4800 Area Composition Terminal - One of the best examples of how far ahead a leap the Macintosh computers were, and how far we've come generally (1980, likely sent out 1983)
Topics: typesetting, type, varityper, typeset, phototypesetter, amtext, copy, expand, processing, styles,...
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Brochure for the IBM Personal Computer (PC). Contains information on the system, software available, and types of additional services that could be purchased. This was the November 1982 version of the brochure, meaning it was part of the first wave of IBM PCs, with the full weight of the IBM Marketing Machine behind it.
Topics: ibm, personal, computer, programs, diskette, graphics, system, characters, optional, ibm personal,...
New Command the Powers of Adam, and Program Your Future. 4-page advertisement spread for the Coleco Adam, a computer that associated with Colecovision. Reading this, it seems like it would take off wildly. Screenshots, nice photos of equipment and of the tapes that drove everyone nuts. From the December 1983 issue of Electronic Games.
Topics: adam, printer, arcade, ram, console, computer, colecovision, joysticks, software, memory, word...
Arcade Action at Home! Cause the Stick Station Holds the Joystick For You! This must have been ludicrous on a coffee table. No more hand cramps. Small ad from the back of the December 1983 issue of Electronic Games magazine.
Topics: louisville, skywriter, stick
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Sheet for Crown of Arthain (Adventure Game) from Microfun.
Topics: crown, search, apple, entertainment, mountain, skokie, knightly, ioww, entertainment
Reader Service - 1980s Computer Flyers
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20th Century Plastics gets into the Personal Computer Supply business with a 4-page catalog of protectors, storage boxes, and binders.
Topics: vinyl, holds, file, stock, disk, binder, quantity, storage, disks, easel, floppy disk, hanging...
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Manual for the Atari 410 (Cassette Recorder) including proper care and maintenance, use of the buttons, loading and saving programs, and installation; gift of Dr. John Rescigno.
Topics: program, atari, cassette, tape, computer, press, recorder, programs, gram, data, program recorder,...
Reader Service - 1980s Computer Flyers
by Apple Computer
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Apple Computer PowerBook G4 Brochure from 2005
Topics: apple, modem, ddr, superdrive, optical, combo, powerbook, powerpc, wireless, firewire, optical...
Reader Service - 1980s Computer Flyers
by Commodore Italiana
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"C'è un Commodore per me?", opuscolo pubblicitario sui computer Commodore 64, Amiga 500, Amiga 2000, PC 10, PC 40, PC 60
Topics: opuscolo, computer, Commodore 64, Amiga, Commodore PC, brochure
Stake a Claim on the most exciting New Game for your Atari 5200 Supersystem: Miner 2049er from Big Five software. Includes drawing by Scott Ross as well as second background by possibly Not Scott Ross, and off-putting screenshots (possibly inversed by mistake). From the December 1983 issue of Electronic Games Magazine.
Topics: difticuity, oartridge
"I Was a Teenage Zombie" - Advertisement for Infocom text adventure games showing how by moving from standard video games to Infocom games, the youth are saved intellectually. From Electronic Games Magazines, December 1983.
Topics: infocom, nec, dec, enchanter, fbl, deprogramming, iwasa, midwestern, puter, fesses
THIS IS NO GAME: Space Shuttle, a Journey into Space, by Activision. Back cover of the December 1983 issue of Electronic Games magazine. Includes screenshots of this 2600-based game. P.S. This is a game.
Topics: shuttle, video, space, roebuck, manmement, seatnig, maxanm, guderhh, smce, space shuttle
Extend your Survival Against Alien Invaders with the Discwasher Pointmaster Competition Joystick. Includes classic 1980s glowy image of a joystick and undefinited pixel invaders. From the December 1983 issue of Electronic Games magazine.
Topics: pointmaster, discwasher, alien, esmark, unearthly, maneuver, dept, pointmasterrm, video
Ribbons for Computer Printers, from Aspen Ribbons, Incorporated. 16 page catalog of cartridges and parts for computer printers (dot matrix, not laser) circa early 1980s. The photos of the parts don't look great because they WEREN'T great. Over 300 computer ribbons listed, as well as a handy chart of ribbon supplies to printer manufacturers.
Topics: ibm, aspen, ribbons, nylon, multistrike, mentioned, copyright, affiliated, shack, replacement,...
Reader Service - 1980s Computer Flyers
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Binder-able fact sheet on BASF FlexyDisks (5 1/4" Floppy Disks) including information on the company, specifications, compatibility, and the "BASF Qualimetric Standard".
Topics: basf, flexydlsk, qualimetric, flexydisks, magnetic, canada, ibm, disk, media, systems, basf...
"The Diet for Healthier Hardware" - Electronic Protection Devices, Inc. presents a collection of fruit-themed plugs and breakers for computer hardware, including the Lemon, Lime, Peach, Orange, and the fearful Grizzy.
Topics: power, surge, surges, epd, grizzly, lemon, alerts, protector, protection, powerline, surge...
IBM PC Compatibles Competitive Evaluation, by Columbia Data Products, Inc. Comparison of features of the IBM PC by Columbia Data products, including pricing, features, and bundled software - You'll never guess who won. Also includes a couple full-color flyers for the Columbia.
Topics: ibm, columbia, compatible, software, monochrome, expansion, graphics, data, disk, color, columbia...
The answers to almost any question you might have about the Dvorak keyboard. Combination package of Dvorak keyboard and keymap translation software (Surestroke) by Seasoned Systems.
Topics: dvorak, surestroke, qwerty, translator, leam, software, audio, keyboard, dos, keytronic, dos